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Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!

Carlo Donati’s New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti’s Top Project!

Get ready to discover how the Italian design legend Carlo Donati has come up with a unique idea for his new mid-century modern suspension piece! This is a piece of exclusive information you don’t want to miss out on!

The world’s design lovers have already fallen in love with Carlo Donati‘s incredible new collection that stars the mid-century modern style. Although it is more focused on trendy furniture pieces for your home decor, Donati managed to incorporate a beautiful suspension lighting piece in his new designs. Featuring some unique geometrical lines and a unique vibe, this unique product is truly one of a kind!

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Considered to be one of Italy’s best interior designers, Carlo Donati has revealed some interesting facts on a few of his pieces yesterday on Instagram live with Essential Home! We discovered what was the starting point to create the incredible suspension piece that the designer incorporated in “La Dolce Vita Collection“. If you haven’t had the chance to see the incredible designer yesterday at Essential Home’s Instagram Live, discover here what was the big inspiration for the Italian design legend.

Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!

Born on June 21st of 1891, Pier Luigi Nervi was a distinguished Italian civil engineer, that became one of the most iconic architecture legends thanks to its contribution to several important projects. He studied at the University of Bologna, where he got his degree in 1913, and later taught engineering at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, from 1946 to 1961. Pier Luigi Nervi was one of Carlo Donati‘s architecture idols!

Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!

Born in Milan, Gio Ponti is considered to be one of the most iconic personalities in the Italian design and architecture industries. Graduated in architecture in 1921 from the Polytechnic of Milan, the famous Italian personality set up a studio with architects Mino Fiocchi and Emilio Lancia in Milan. From 1936 to 1961 he was a permanent professor at the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan and in 1952 he was partnered with the architect Alberto Rosselli. Gio was one of Carlo Donati‘s architecture idols and an inspiration to create this brand new collection!

Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!
Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!

Completed in 1961, the Palazzo dell Esposizioni Internazionale del Lavoro, better known as Palazzo del Lavoro or Palazzo Nervi, is considered to be one of the most iconic architecture pieces in Italy since it was created by two of the country’s most famous design legends. Located in the Nizza Millefonti district, at the southern gates of the city of Turin, the geometrical inspiration, which you can find in Carlo Donati‘s new lighting piece for Essential Home, truly represents the unique style of the renowned engineer Pier Luigi Nervi and the iconic architect Gio Ponti.

Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!
Carlo Donati's New Light Honors Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti's Top Project!

Inspired by the Turin’s beautiful Palazzo del Lavoro by Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti, this unique lighting design by Carlo Donati embodies a look of a stylized plant with a round-shaped heart with the arms that rise like gilded branches. More than a simple mid-century modern lighting piece, the Mina Chandelier is one of a kind statement fixture for your design project.


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